The Syrian refugee crisis, corruption, and unraveling political coalitions are among the many problems facing Lebanese President Michel Aoun.
North Africa’s troubled borders are havens for smuggling and armed groups. Here’s what can be done to make them more secure.
Russia’s ambassador to Turkey has been killed at an event in Ankara, by a man chanting Islamist slogans and the words, “Don’t forget Aleppo!”
The Journal of Middle East Politics and Policy (JMEPP) is currently accepting submissions for our online publication.
Russia intervened in the Syrian war to redefine the international balance of power, not as a brotherly commitment to defend his Arab ally.
Middle East Weekly discusses rebel Aleppo’s final hours, a migration route through Morocco to Europe, and last week’s deadly bombing in Istanbul.
Tawakkol Karman, the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, spoke with JMEPP about women’s role in the Arab Spring and the future of her country, Yemen.
The Middle East is home to massive oil reserves, but some countries in the region are making headway in a very different field: renewable energy.
We discuss OPEC’s oil production cuts, a powerful cyberattack in Saudi Arabia, and a controversial bill in Turkey on statutory rape.
Erdoğan has revealed himself to be the Turkish embodiment of what we in Europe and the US can now appreciate up close: populist, far-right politics.